Heading to Norway or Denmark? Wherever you happen to be, we have some handy tips for you on restaurants that offer exquisite food in trendy surroundings.
Enjoy la dolce vita at the recently renovated Filini Restaurant, that weaves together Nordic and Italian design and serves delicious Italian signature dishes. The restaurant invites you into a warm, cozy setting, with light wood furniture and Italian floor tiles. Meet your friends in the sparkling bar or spend time in the more intimate restaurant enjoying the sumptuous Italian food and wine.
Want to learn more about the restaurant's award winning chef? Check out our interview with Rasmus Kofoed Sørensen.
Now, if you want to try out something different, head over to VeVe located in a beautiful old warehouse in Østerbro. The menu is completely vegetarian, and here the seasons determine what is served on your plate. The newly opened restaurant is run by Kiin Kiin, widely known as the only Thai restaurant outside Thailand holding a Michelin star. The decor features beautiful stone floors, hinting at building's history as a bread factory. The name VeVe stands for Vegetarian dishes from all over the World. (Vegetarisk Verdenskøkken in Danish).
Charly's Restauraunt is back! During the 1970s and 1980s the legendary joint was known as the best place to go dancing anywhere in the city. Now, after a complete renovation, Charly's is back on the map and eager to reclaim the throne. The new Charly's is an intimate à la carte restaurant with a cozy atmosphere. You'll find planked steak on the menu, and you can still get your moves on - they've kept the dance floor intact.
Right in the centre of Bodø you will find the Radisson Blu Hotel, which has undergone some major changes during the past year. With new, inspiring decor and a brand new menu, the Fjord Eat & Drink aspires to become the number one place to see and be seen in Bodø. Recently refurbished, the restaurant's design combines the rustic with the elegant in an internationally flavored setting. The specialties are cod, mussels and crab. After dinner, head to the Top13 bar on the 13th floor of the hotel to enjoy a drink with a breathtaking, panoramic view over the city.
If you'd like to explore northern Norwegian cuisine, you should visit Restaurant NYT which seeks its inspiration from around northern Norway, using novel ingredients that put a new spin on traditional Norwegian cooking.